Reading & Watching 2009

A self-explanatory list, mostly as an antidote to my own forgetfulness.  Most recent reads and views at the top of each list.
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Books

  1. Pastor: The Theology and Practice of Ordained Ministry, William Willimon.
  2. Small Wonder, Barbara Kingsolver.
  3. Home, Marilynne Robinson.
  4. Bright-Sided, Barbara Ehrenreich
  5. Welcoming the Stranger, Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang.
  6. Tell it Slant, Eugene Peterson.
  7. Native Son, Richard Wright.
  8. The Writing Life, Annie Dillard.
  9. Burn this Book, Tony Morrison.
  10. Little Bee, Chris Cleave.
  11. The Interior Mountain, Simon Iredale.
  12. Making Room at the Table, Brian Blount and Leonora Tubbs Tisdale.
  13. Acts of Faith, Eboo Patel.
  14. The Next Evangelicalism, Soon Chan Rah.
  15. Building a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church, Mark Deymaz.
  16. Rag and Bone, Peter Manseau.
  17. One Body, One Spirit, George Yancey.
  18. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho.
  19. ReJesus, Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch.
  20. Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith, Shane Hipps.
  21. The Divine Commodity, Skye Jethani.
  22. Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity, Lamin Sanneh.
  23. Covenant Affirmations, Donald Frisk.

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Films

  1. Nothing Like the Holidays, 2008.
  2. District 9, 2009.
  3. Julie and Julia, 2009.
  4. Food Inc, 2008.
  5. Up, 2009.
  6. The Visitor, 2007.
  7. Bikur Ha-Tizmoret (The Band’s Visit), 2007.
  8. Goodbye Solo, 2008.
  9. Synecdoche, New York, 2008.
  10. Malcolm X, 1992.
  11. Away We Go, 2009.
  12. OT: Our Town, 2002.
  13. Helvetica, 2007.
  14. Do the Right Thing, 1989.
  15. Salesman, 1968.
  16. Gran Torino, 2008.
  17. The Gleaners and I, 2000.
  18. Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock?, 2006.
  19. Doubt, 2008.
  20. Rebecca, 1940.
  21. Notorious, 1946.
  22. Milk, 2008.
  23. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, 2008.
  24. Waltz with Bashir, 2008.
  25. My Night with Maud, 1969.
  26. Slumdog Millionaire, 2008.
  27. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008.
  28. Surfwise, 2007.
  29. Frost/Nixon, 2008.
  30. Trois couleurs: Bleu, 1993.

One comment

  1. Edgar

    David,

    I think, or I would recommend, breaking this into films and books. I know one thing I like about your topics is the movie reviews and it will be great to have a single stop for just films.

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